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RATINGS: 453   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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Bottle: Pasteurised;
Also known as Organic Raspberry Handcrafted Fruit Ale
A product of England this is an ale brewed with raspberry juice and natural flavours added. Brewed at All Saints in Stamford Lincolnshire and blended and bottled at Samuel Smith’s Brewery. The finest organically grown barley and wheat are used to create a complex ale which having undergone primary and secondary fermentation with different yeasts and extended maturation. This beer is blended with pure organic raspberry fruit juice and a previously cellared brew creating an unparalleled fruit ale. The smooth distinctive character of the matured ale serves as the perfect counterpoint to the pure organic fruit juice.


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (6538) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 16, 2009
UPDATED: DEC 28, 2015 Sampled from a 550 ml brown bottle this beer poured a vibrant pink-fuchsia with a huge dark pink head. The aroma was musty, tart and had a fairly strong raspberry jam note. The flavor was tart raspberry jam with notes of sugar and must. The finish was medium length berry. Fairly full bodied. Very one dimensional but quite pleasant. Quite good.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cyrenaica (1126) - Milton, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 25, 2010
550ml bottle
5.1% ABV
I tried this beer on June 7, 2010 after purchasing from one of my local LCBO outlets. The beer poured a transparent dark red colour with a 1" pinkisk-white cap that quickly dissipated. The aroma was fresh raspberries, sweet malt, and some yeasty hints. The mouthfeel was medium bodied with medium carbonation. The flavour was raspberries, sticky sweet, some tartness, some nutty malt, and a a bitter finish.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nsanders (975) - St Paul, Minnesota, USA - MAR 14, 2011
Deep red, with a pink foamy head. Aroma of raspberry and alcohol. Not too sweet, good dried deep raspberry flavor. Better than expected on account of not being overly sweet. Light maltiness with a bit of a floral finish. The light body of this beer makes it seem like it would be a good summer drink.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
stangger (619) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 27, 2011
Personal favorite. Reddish beer with a strong raspberry flavor, some bitterness in the aftertaste.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
niquillis (2344) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 15, 2011
330ml bottle from Cross Stobs Bottle Shop, Barrhead. Strong raspberry content, sweet with a well balanced ale background. As with many sweet fruit beers you wouldn’t want too many but this is very good.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ChainGangGuy (4755) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - JUL 3, 2011
Appearance: Pours out a dark reddish-hued body, fairly clear, and capped with a scant, near-white head. Smell: An aroma that’s part tartish, part sweetish, and scented of raspberry, as one might imagine, and, thankfully, without that oft medicinal quality I sometimes identify with raspberry brews. Taste: Sweetish and permissibly raspberry flavored, slightly tart, and with, perhaps, a perceived underlying breadiness. Low bitterness. Slight acidity. Finishes crisp. Mouthfeel: Medium-light body. Medium-plus carbonation. Overall: Stood shoulder to shoulder with it’s cherry and strawberry based cousins for a tasting and, for me, it was the best of the Samuel Smith fruit bunch.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ads135 (4060) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - SEP 7, 2012
A nice fruit beer. Raspberry being the dominant flavor and aroma, but there are hints of pear and apple. Wheaty and yeasty as well. Mild with a medium body.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
sacollet (4) - Land O lakes, Florida, USA - OCT 5, 2012 does not count
Hey great beer. Comes in a large bottle so sometimes you have to split it. a little sweet but that’s good in a beer now again. Have even tried it as a beer float with vanilla ice cream and it is delicious!

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
sinfull (1378) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JUL 14, 2013
Малинов& колір , малинов& запах і малинов& смак))). Смачний ель від хорошої пивовар& via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
aletales (73) - , Oklahoma, USA - JUN 21, 2009
pink head reminded me of Lindeman’s Framboise. Some sweet malt behind lots of fruit in the nose. Nice body with a strong raspberry flavor and sweet finish.


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